Facebook anuncia su criptomoneda “Libra” para usar en WhatsApp y Messenger

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This undated image obtained June 17, 2019 courtesy of Libra Press shows the logo graphic for Libra. - Facebook is leaping into the world of cryptocurrency with its own digital money, designed to let people save, send or spend money as easily as firing off text messages."Libra" -- described as "a new global currency" -- was unveiled June 18, 2019 in a new initiative in payments for the world's biggest social network with the potential to bring crypto-money out of the shadows and into the mainstream. Facebook and an array of partners released a prototype of Libra as an open source code to be used by developers interested in weaving it into apps, services or businesses ahead of a rollout as global digital money next year. (Photo by Handout / Libra Press / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / LIBRA PRESS TEAM/HANDOUT" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS / TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Glenn CHAPMAN - ""With 'Libra,' Facebook takes on the world of cryptocurrency""
This undated image obtained June 17, 2019 courtesy of Libra Press shows the logo graphic for Libra. - Facebook is leaping into the world of cryptocurrency with its own digital money, designed to let people save, send or spend money as easily as firing off text messages."Libra" -- described as "a new global currency" -- was unveiled June 18, 2019 in a new initiative in payments for the world's biggest social network with the potential to bring crypto-money out of the shadows and into the mainstream. Facebook and an array of partners released a prototype of Libra as an open source code to be used by developers interested in weaving it into apps, services or businesses ahead of a rollout as global digital money next year. (Photo by Handout / Libra Press / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / LIBRA PRESS TEAM/HANDOUT" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS / TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Glenn CHAPMAN - ""With 'Libra,' Facebook takes on the world of cryptocurrency""

Facebook y otras 27 organizaciones anunciaron hoy formalmente la creación de una nueva criptomoneda, Libra, que podrá usarse tanto para transacciones entre particulares como para compras en establecimientos, y estará integrada en WhatsApp y Messenger a partir de 2020. Entérese de cómo funcionará.